Thailand endorses projects for the conservation of marine mammals

The government is proceeding with conservation and management efforts for marine mammals by enforcing regulations that are in line with international practices, to prevent negative effects on Thai seafood exports.

Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon presided over a meeting of the National Fishery Committee, which gave an endorsement to urgent projects for the conservation and management of marine mammals, in principle. The projects seek to bring Thailand’s conservation and management practices in line with American laws for the protection of marine mammals, to nurture confidence that Thailand’s conservation efforts are in line with global principles and international obligations.

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